Torrance, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
3,133
Total Crimes
2,158.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.87%
Below National Average
222 out of 461
In California
6,474 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Torrance, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Torrance is 2,158.0 per 100,000 people. That's -12.87% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -22.16% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Torrance SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
5

How Does Torrance Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Torrance
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,133 2,158.0 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 3 2.1 4.3 5.0
Robbery 114 78.5 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 137 94.4 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 280 192.9 441.2 366.7
Burglary 399 274.8 386.1 340.5
Larceny 2,161 1,488.5 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 293 201.8 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 2,853 1,965.1 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Torrance

280.0
Violent Crimes
192.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-47.41%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 518.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Torrance each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Torrance is 192.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -47.41% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -56.29% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Torrance

2,853.0
Property Crimes
1,965.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-6.86%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 50.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Torrance each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Torrance is 1,965.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -6.86% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -15.70% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Torrance Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Torrance

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lakewood, CA 80,151 2,068 2,580.1 2,303.2 277.0
Redondo Beach, CA 67,473 1,530 2,267.6 2,030.4 237.1
Gardena, CA 59,833 1,526 2,550.4 2,008.9 541.5
Cerritos, CA 50,642 1,761 3,477.4 3,226.6 250.8
Cypress, CA 49,085 648 1,320.2 1,214.2 105.9
La Mirada, CA 48,702 787 1,616.0 1,439.4 176.6
Manhattan Beach, CA 35,583 906 2,546.2 2,391.6 154.6
Lawndale, CA 32,751 536 1,636.6 1,254.9 381.7
Lomita, CA 20,553 321 1,561.8 1,235.8 326.0
Hermosa Beach, CA 19,460 500 2,569.4 2,307.3 262.1
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